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2 hrs ago | The Guardian

Oyster fishermen - blindsided' by policy

P.E.I. Fisheries Minister Ron MacKinley, centre, testified before the Standing Committee on Fisheries, Transportation and Rural Development in Charlottetown on Tuesday. He's flanked by members of his department, Neil MacNair, left, director of aquaculture, and Richard Gallant, deputy minister of Fisheries.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

6 hrs ago | US News & World Report

How to Buy Sustainable and Healthy Fish

It's no secret that eating fish can be beneficial to your health . Research has shown that regular consumption of omega-3 fatty acids is linked to decreased inflammation and overall disease prevention, including a reduced risk of cancer.

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Related Topix: Life, Seafood, Medicine, Nutrition, Agriculture, Science, Environment

10 hrs ago | Charleston City Paper

Rick Eager proves that 'fish farming' isn't a bad word

Rick Eager, founder of Swimming Rock Fish Farm, says his process is proof that fish can be farmed without chemicals and antibiotics Rick Eager's got rhythm. Sly, stealthy rhythm.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Charleston, SC, Boat Disaster, Folly Beach, SC

Tue Sep 16, 2014

ABC News

Landmark dive research improves aquaculture safety

A long-term study of dive safety in Tasmania's aquaculture industry has produced the first set of tables for so-called yo-yo diving, which have caught the eye of the Australian and US navies. Divers inspecting salmon pens have to make a series of shallow-depth dives, a practice known as yo-yo diving that places them at high risk of decompression illness, otherwise known as the bends.

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Hispanic Business

Enterra Feed Secures $5 Million From U.K.'s Wheatsheaf Investments

"Enterra's technology for utilising discarded food to create sustainable animal feed ingredients and a natural organic fertilizer aligns strongly to our investment themes. We look forward to working with Enterra to expand the reach of this exciting technology."

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Home Gardening, Home, Agriculture

Patch.com

Oceanic Evening

This annual black-tie fundraiser for marine science, conservation and education will take place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25 at The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota, 1111 Ritz-Carlton Drive. Tickets are $300 per person and include a gourmet dinner featuring Mote Farm-Raised Sturgeon and Caviar - local seafood raised sustainably in aquaculture by Mote.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL

USA Today

Virginia is for (oyster) lovers

Thanks to the Rappahannock River Oyster Company and a legion of aquaculture farmers, the Chesapeake Bay oyster is having a renaissance. Watermen only hauled 23,000 bushels in 2001.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Wine, Drink

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Viewpoints: Better labels can stop seafood fraud

I was appalled to see seafood mislabeling firsthand when the fish I purchased from a vendor was not what I ordered. Seafood fraud can appear in many different forms – intentionally swapping one species for a completely different species, or simply not disclosing what species of fish is being sold.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Seafood, Dining, Agriculture, Science, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Opinion

Mon Sep 15, 2014

The Daily Star

Fish farming loses tax privileges

The National Board of Revenue yesterday withdrew tax privileges for fish farming to rein in tax-dodging by a section of dishonest taxpayers who allegedly shift income from other sources to fisheries to evade tax. The existing tax rate of 3 percent on income from fish cultivation will no longer be effective, the NBR said in a notice.

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Global Aquaculture Market Is Expected to Reach USD 15.90 Billion in...

Lack of adequate power infrastructure and increasing demand for reliable electricity delivery are the major driving forces of this market. Browse Global Aquaculture Market Report With Full TOC at: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/aquaculture-market.html .

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Daily Mail

Smoked salmon could be worse for you than a margherita pizza because of high fat content

Despite being considered a healthy product, farmed fish bought from supermarkets was found to contain up to twice as much fat per 100g than a margherita pizza. In Sainsbury's, for example, Scottish Oak Smoked Salmon from its Taste the Difference range had 14g of fat per 100g.

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The News

Farming on the waters

Jamie Davidson pulls his flat-bottom boat up to the shoreline in Quarry Island to start his day of farming. He is not plowing fields or feeding chickens, but instead he is farming oysters on a leased piece of property in the area.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Canada, World News,

Seeking Alpha

Catch 9.6% Yields With These 2 1/2 Year Yankee Bonds From Copeinca ASA, Peru

Copeinca is the second-largest fishing company in Peru, and is Peru's largest producer of fish meal and fish oil. Each week we scan the globe to identify companies issuing excellent income-producing bonds with what we see as having the least amount of risk relative to its yield.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Great SA abalone takeaway - businesses probed

SEVERAL popular Adelaide restaurants and a major seafood producer were under investigation last night accused of illegally importing and selling abalone. Fisheries authorities have seized thousands of dollars of abalone after a series of raids on the seafood farmer and six restaurants located in Gouger and Grote streets over the past fortnight.

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Related Topix: Seafood, Life, Food

Northern Michigan News

Harrietta fishery worried ruling could disrupt business, American food supply

Two Wexford County trout farmers say an Environmental Protection Agency proposal could stifle American food producers with unnecessary paperwork and federal oversight. Since the late 1940s, the Harrietta Hills Trout Farm has been a source of fresh fish products for markets throughout Michigan.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Harrietta, MI, Wexford County, MI, Agriculture, Science

Hispanic Business

Mesa Community College Urban Horticulture and Agribusiness Program...

One new course to arise from this program is Aquaponics AGS166. "Aquaponics is an advanced method of aquaculture where fish provide nutrients to grow plants which in turn filter water to sustain fish," said , Director of MCC's Urban Horticulture Program.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Nelson Mail

Marine parasite has 'low risk'

The discovery of a marine parasite new to the South Island in a mussel at the Cawthron Institute's Glen Aquaculture Park could have trade implications but poses "an extremely low risk", the Ministry for Primary Industries says. The protozoan Perkinsus olseni is endemic but has hitherto been found only in the warmer northern areas, and never in green-lipped mussels.

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Cape Breton Post

Fishermen to vote on representation

Fishermen in the eastern half of Cape Breton from the Inverness-Victoria County line to Port Hawkesbury will vote on being represented by an accredited organization under the Fish Harvesters Organizations Support Act. "We all want the fishery in Nova Scotia to be a strong, viable industry, now and into the future, in order to sustain wealth in our coastal communities," Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell said in a news release.

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KUOW-FM Seattle

The U.S. Controls More Ocean Than Any Other Nation, So Why Do We Import 91 Percent Of Our Seafood?

Here in the Northwest we take pride in our regional seafood industry, but details about the big picture of seafood distribution may surprise or appall you. Our guest this week on Speakers Forum is Paul Greenberg, author of the book "American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood."

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WUWM

UWM's School of Freshwater Sciences Celebrates Expansion

UWM's School of Freshwater Sciences has evolved since its inception in 1966. Today it is positioning itself as a crucial part of Milwaukee's global water center.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Life, Food, Nutrition

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